Scuba Diving in Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast,
Eastern Cape South Africa
Best Months :
Sunshine Coast is situated between Port Elizabeth and East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Beset with countless little villages with access to the beach, it's a holiday maker's dream destination. All these little villages offer access to the beach, lagoons and trails to explore. The climate here is sub-tropical with temperature in winters at 21°C/69.80°F and summers at 30°C/86°F.
Glorious weather and warm waters make it just perfect for scuba diving adventure. It offers easy-shore dives to deep wrecks. The spots boasts soft corals, amazing wrecks and magnificent marine species. Due to the surrounding rivers, sometimes the water can be really dirty rendering diving impossible.
However on a good day, diving is spectacular with colorful reef, amazing pinnacles, ledges and crevices to be explored. Diving depths start from 10 m/32 ft to 25 m/82 ft and best diving season is during the winter months of May to August.